Sign up to our monthly e-news update featuring the latest news, courses, resources & career opportunities / Subscribe now

Home » News » Government to fund catch-up tutoring for 16-19 year olds

Government to fund catch-up tutoring for 16-19 year olds

Maths , GCSE , English
Numeracy , Literacy
Skills for Life Network

The Department for Education has announced that as part of the tutoring fund, it will make a one-off, ring-fenced grant of up to £96M for colleges, sixth forms and all 16-19 providers, to provide small group tutoring activity for disadvantaged 16-19 students whose studies have been disrupted as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Schools were already set to receive significant investment from the Government’s £1 billion Covid catch-up package next academic year, but the package has now been extended to include 16-19 providers. It’s estimated that 70 per cent of students resitting English and maths are from disadvantaged backgrounds, and will need focused support to ensure they can succeed next academic year.

Read more

Further Information

No further information

Sign up for our e-News Update
Subscribe

You may also like

Skills for Life Network E-News Update May 2022

Skills for Life Network E-News Update May 2022

Check out the Skills for Life Network E-News Update May 2022 for a round up of what’s new and what’s happening in maths, English, ESOL and digital skills in the FE and Training sector.

Maths and English Summit

Maths and English Summit

On Tuesday 24th of  May 2022, AELP in partnership with The Skills Network will run the Maths and English Summit, which will give providers the opportunity to come together to attend a dedicated event focusing solely on maths and English provision.

Taking Teaching Further

Taking Teaching Further

Round five of the DfE-funded Taking Teaching Further initiative that supports providers to recruit teachers, including maths, English and SEND specialists, is now open.

SEND consultation

SEND consultation: have your say

The government is seeking your views on proposed changes to the special educational needs and disabilities and alternative provision system in England.

AmplifyFE Community Space

AmplifyFE Community Space

This new online community space provides a place where you can share and learn from each other, and increase your access to learning technology expertise and digital pedagogy.